Posts from ‘October, 2017’

Central HS Performing Arts to host Trick or Treat with the Addams Family on Oct. 28

Central HS Performing Arts will be presenting Trick or Treat with the Addams Family on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the school. The event is promoting Central’s fall musical, “The Addams Family.” Saturday’s event is open to ages 12 and under. Come dressed in your Halloween costume. Event includes: Craft and snack. Performance of a musical […]

Wheatland Center School Veterans breakfast and assembly is Nov. 10

Wheatland Center School will be ​honoring​ ​veterans’​ ​service​ ​to​ ​our​ ​country on Friday, Nov. 10. ​Coffee​ and sweets​ ​will​ ​be​ ​served​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Middle​ ​School​ ​Cafeteria at the school from 8:30-9:15​ a.m. That will be followed by an assembly from 9:15 to 10 a.m. ​All​ ​veterans,​ ​any​ ​military​ ​person​ ​currently​ ​serving​ ​and​ ​spouses are invited to […]

A word from our sponsors: Wisconsin Emissions Testing available at Wilmot Auto Service

Note: Wilmot Auto Service is a sponsor. — DH Wisconsin Emissions Tests can now be done at Wilmot Auto Service. The test is free to you. Call 862-6300 for an appointment. Hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 7:30 to 11 a.m. Wilmot Auto Service, Inc is an independent […]

Twin Lakes PD new K9 is on the beat

Twin Lakes brand new officer hit the road Wednesday afternoon. Rex, a 17 month old German Shepherd went on patrol with Officer Joe Patla. He arrived from Germany in August. He and the officer have been in training together for the past four weeks. Rex has been in training since he was a puppy and […]

2017 Special Needs Halloween event coverage (PHOTOS)

Nadia Rodriguez and the Brat Stop presented their annual Spooky Blast special needs Halloween event Wedenesday at the Brat Stop. The free event gives individuals with special needs a safe and accommodating venue for Halloween fun. Local businesses (Note: including and organizations set up stations with treats, activities and prizes. There also is live […]

Deputy responding to road hazard on Highway 50

At about 5:11 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a road hazard in the 26900 block of Highway 50 in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reports bales of hay or straw in the westbound lanes. ShareTweet0 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Luisa’s Restaurant has reopened

Note: Luisa’s Restaurant is a sponsor. — DH Luisa’s Restaurant in Wheatland  has reopened, marking the local iconic business’ recovery from the flood of 2017. The pizza and Italian restaurant has resumed its normal hours of 4 to 9 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday, said owner Paul De Luisa. “I’m excited and nervous at the […]

Frost advisory issued for Thursday morning

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for Thursday morning in an area that includes Western Kenosha County. The advisory will be in effect from 1 to 8 a.m. Thursday. It’s the first frost advisory of the season. Lows temperatures are expected to be in the low to mid 30s. NWS says “A Frost […]

Christ Lutheran Church bingo is Nov. 9

Christ Lutheran Church will host its Monthly Community Bingo on Thursday, Nov. 9 (held second Thursday every month), at the church at 24929 75th St.,(Highway 50), Paddock Lake. Doors open at 5 p.m.; game starts at 6 p.m. Packages available for $10 and $20. Everyone is welcome. On-site concessions available (please, no outside food or beverages). This month serving turkey dinner. […]

Deputy responding for loose cows

At about 12:34 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding for a report of two loose cows in the 29900 block of Highway K along the Brighton-Salem border. Per dispatch: Cows were spotted near the roadway. Share81Tweet81 Shares

Westosha Women’s Huddle to host Environmental Summit Oct. 29

The Westosha Women’s Huddle will be hosting an Environmental Summit on Sunday, October 29 from 2-4 p.m. at the Seno K/RLT Conservancy, 3606 Dyer Lake Road, Wheatland. Featured speakers include Ron Rasmussen, a member of the Seno K/RLT Board of Directors; Dick Smith of the Citizen’s Climate Lobby; Miranda Ehrlich of the Sierra Club Clean Power […]

Deaths Oct. 24, 2017: James “Butch” C. Evans, Sharon R. Warren

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information: ShareTweet0 Shares

Salem Lakes dual tax levies show increases in draft budget

Salem Lakes will have to maintain dual tax levies for one more year and both will show less than 2 percent increases in the draft 2018 budget given its first public unveiling at a special meeting Monday. The Salem levy in the draft budget is $3,572,100, an increase of $61,200 or 1.81 percent. This is […]

A word from our sponsors: Now is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard

Note: Hafs Road Orchard is a sponsor. — DH Fall is the time to visit Hafs Road Orchard. The orchard store is bursting with fresh apples for eating, cakes, pies, apple sauce, salads and crisps. Please feel free to call (262) 279-3638 to check on quantities of your favorite varieties. Be sure to pick up […]

Wind advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a very wide ranging wind advisory that includes Western Kenosha County along with the rest of Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota, Iowa and the UP in Michigan. The advisory will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday. Winds of 20 to 25 mph are expected with […]

A word from our sponsors: Kenall Lighting has employment opportunities

Note: Kenall is a sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Made in Wisconsin Kenall Lighting was recently named the 2017 Business of the Year by the Kenosha Area Business Alliance. Kenall has become a champion in developing advanced lighting solutions, systems and controls for high abuse, transportation, security detention, and sealed enclosure for […]

Bristol approves contract with Sheriff’s Department for 2018

The Bristol Village Board approved a contract with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department for police protection in the village for 2018. The contract was essentially the same as the contracts the village has had with the Sheriff’s Department in the past, said village administrator Randy Kerkman. The only substantive change is the cost of $209,066, […]

Units responding to Salem Grade School for medical call

At about 1:30 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to Salem Grade School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a student who is lethargic. Share16Tweet16 Shares

A word from our sponsors: Griffiths Grounds celebrates 7th season of providing fall produce and decorations

Note: Griffiths Grounds is a sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH Family owned since 1946, Griffiths Grounds, 7010 Bristol Road (Highway 45) in Bristol, celebrates our 7th season providing homegrown fall produce and decorations to southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Open 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to dusk through October 31st; […]

Units responding for crash in New Munster

At about 7:38 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 50 and Highway KD in New Munster. Per dispatch: No injuries are being reported. Crash involves a vehicle and a dump truck. Scene is blocking the east bound lanes. UPDATE 7:40 a.m. — Dispatch reports to responding deputies that […]

Wet and cool weather in forecast

A rainy Sunday will stretch out for a couple more days, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for Western Kenosha County. There’s a 50 percent chance of rain continuing Monday. That will increase to 100 percent chance of rain in the early hours of Tuesday morning and continue through to Tuesday evening. Rain […]

A word from our sponsors: Silver Lake Barber Shop offers full service hair styling

Note: Silver Lake Barber Shop is a sponsor. — DH Dick Flatley of Silver Lake Barber Shop can bring his decades of experience to give you the hair style you have always wanted, and help keep you looking good. The shop is located at 404 E Lake Street in downtown Silver Lake. Hours are: […]

A word from our sponsors: Central HS Music Parents Assoc. arts and crafts fair is Nov. 11

Note: Westosha Central High School Music Parents Association is a sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The 16th annual arts and crafts fair to benefit the performing arts at Westosha Central High School will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dozens of booths will be set […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 3:34 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in about the 2500 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. UPDATE 3:39 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports that crash is on West Frontage Road. Driver is out of vehicle and conscious and […]

Kenosha County 4H clubs to stuff a bus for The Sharing Center on Nov. 4

Kenosha County 4-H clubs will be making a group effort to Stuff A Bus full of needed items for the Sharing Center on Saturday, Nov. 4. The Jolly Green Giant III will be parked at Target in Pleasant Prairie from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 4-H members will be accepting new items of coats, boots, gloves, snow […]

A word from our sponsors: Oct. 22, 2017 open houses from Bear Realty’s Glenda and Butch Dupons

Note: Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty, are sponsors. This is a paid announcement — DH Here are open houses being hosted today by Glenda and Butch Dupons, of Bear Realty (click the links below for more information): 23300 111th St, Trevor 7940 Fredricksburg Ct 201, Bristol 20225 82nd St, Bristol 2403 136th […]

Units responding for alarm in Lilly Lake

At about 9:53 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the the 32900 block of 80th Street in Lilly Lake. UPDATE 9:56 p.m. — Dispatch reports that homeowner is on the scene and believes alarm is malfunctioning. ShareTweet0 Shares

2017 Salem Lakes Pumpkindaze coverage (PHOTOS)

Salem Lakes annual Pumpkindaze community festival took place Saturday at the Fire Department/Public Works Building in Trevor. This was the sixth year for the event. During the day there were bounce houses, a climbing wall, a craft and vendor sale, demonstrations from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department’s K9 units and bomb squad (which spectacularly destroyed […]

Deaths Oct. 21, 2017: Phyllis M. Kapischke

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information: ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for grass fire in Brighton

At about 12:25 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a grass fire in the 22500 block of 45th Street (Highway NN) in Brighton. Share2Tweet2 Shares

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